Every decade's most popular cookie

In the 1930s, slice-and-bake cookies were popular because they could be made ahead and refrigerated. They were great for working ladies with little time to bake.

1930s: Icebox Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies have been a favourite since 1938. The 1940s were exciting when the first Toll House recipe was announced.

1940s: Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies, packed with chocolate chips, coconut, pecans and oats, were often made during home economics classes in the '50s. They had a resurgence in popularity in 2000, thanks to First Lady Laura Bush.

1950s: Cowboy Cookies

Spritz biscuits are popular in Scandinavia and the '60s in America. This cookie press was required by a Betty Crocker cookbook recipe.

1960s: Spritz Cookies

Peanut butter cookies and chocolate kisses were on every Christmas cookie tray in the 1970s. Excellent!

1970s: Peanut Butter Blossoms

These cookies were a '80s staple, like Spandex and leg warmers.

1980s: Snickerdoodles

In the '90s, Funfetti cake mix was used to make cookies. The bright design was popular.

1990s: Funfetti Cookies

Thin Mints were popular in the 2000s, appearing in Dairy Queen blizzards and Breyer's ice cream.

2000s: Thin Mints

In the 2010s, these light and exquisite French cookies enchanted America, allowing bakers to experiment with tastes like strawberry cheesecake and salted caramel popcorn.

2010s: Macarons

Thanksgiving desserts from Grandma

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